Welcome to the Evening Standard’s live coverage of the January Transfer Window.
Manchester United remain in talks to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon and latest reports from Portgual this morning claim the Premier League side have finally increased their offer, submitting an improved bid of €55m plus bonuses.
Standard Sport understands Arsenal are working on a loan deal for Pablo Mari with a view to a permanent move. The Spanish defender arrived in London today with Gunners sporting director Edu on Saturday.
The Daily Express meanwhile claim Tottenham have opened talks to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid before next week’s transfer deadline.
Stay tuned to Standard Sport for all the latest from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd, Tottenham, the rest of the Premier League and Europe.
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Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori scored in either half as Chelsea beat Championship side Hull to reach the FA Cup fifth round.
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